Make a List

A little list-making today will save you major headaches in the event of identity theft. Keep these in your bank box and/or home safe. Record a list of all your account numbers and corresponding phone...

Being Your Best Time Master

It is not enough if you are busy. The question is, “What are you busy about?”— Henry David Thoreau With our to-do lists ever-growing, assigning tasks to our calendars can be a simple way to mana...

Let’s Make A Goal! 

Follow these tips to goal-making success! DECIDE ON A GOAL: The first — and sometimes hardest — step to goal making is selecting a goal. So many people make the same resolutions each year: quit sm...

Why We Procrastinate 

Frozen. That’s how we feel when we have a daunting task in front of us. We know we need to do it, but we don’t know where or how to start. So we put it off. We’ll get to it tomorrow, right? Then...

Get Organized for the New Year 

Is “get organized” one of your New Year’s goals? This is the perfect time to make some life-improving resolutions. With proper planning, goals can help you fulfill your dreams — both big a...

Closet Organizing Tips

COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET: Closet Organizing Standards By Teresa Safranek, Design Specialist – Artisan Custom Closets There are a few simple things that you can do to organize a closet that can c...

5 Space Saving Tips For Your Home

5 Space Saving Tips For Your Home by Jessica Kane Whether you have a small house, a large family or just a lot of stuff, there are probably ways you can be more efficient with your space. The followin...

Packing Tips for Your Summer Vacation

The vacation you have been dreaming of all year long is finally here! But before you head out on your summer adventure, you need to pack. The idea of packing can feel overwhelming and we often deal wi...

Clutter Awareness 

The word “clutter” derives from the Middle English word “clotter,” which means coagulate. Think stagnant, accumulated… stuck! When clutter invades our homes and offices, it can make us d...

Ready to Downsize?

Tips for Downsizing to a Loft or Condo More and more people are downsizing their lives into smaller city spaces. A large home requires a lot of maintenance and can be overwhelming and time consuming. ...

Creating the Ultimate Guest Room

Creating the Ultimate Guest Room By Jane Blanchard A clean and organized room allows your guests to accommodate their belongings as comfortably as possible. From overnight stays to extended vacations,...

Tips for Creating a Functional Kitchen

Creating a Functional Kitchen  STEP ONE: ANALYSIS As you ponder where to place your kitchen things, begin by analyzing your old storage systems. Were some things working well? If so, don’t change t...

What’s Your Closet Personality?

What’s your closet clutter personality? In the Wall Street Journal article, The Psychology of Clutter, psychologists suggest that the way a person’s closets are organized (or disorganized) can pro...

The Benefits of Being Organized at Work

The average desk worker has 36 hours of work on his or her desk and spends three hours per week sorting piles trying to find the project to work on next.  Sound familiar? If you’re struggling throu...

Back-to-School Organizing Tips

Getting Kids Organized For School “Getting organized” is more than eliminating clutter and creating neat storage systems. One of the most important areas of organizing is task management. It’s n...

Artwork Overload

Wondering what to do with the wonderful compilation of kids’ art? Caregivers should learn that they don’t have to save every single project made by a child. Here are a few great ideas to keep the ...

5 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL YARD SALE

Guest Blogger Ruth Hartman of Ruth’s Reselling shares her 5 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL YARD SALE A booming secondhand market and finally, some nice weather, is making for a spring yard sale bonanza! ...

Gettin’ it together

In light of the fact that we said a year ago that we were moving, and still haven’t, I decided it was time to do something I almost never do … ask for help. So, I contacted Gigi at Vision Organizi...